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    "Teaching to the test" vs. cheating

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    Please help with the following problem regarding learning and teaching. Provide at least 200 words in the solution.

    With NCLB is "teaching to the test" in pre-school justified? Why or why not. How should the teacher separate test preparation versus cheating?

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    Problem: With NCLB is "teaching to the test" in pre-school justified? Why or why not. How should the teacher separate test preparation versus cheating?

    Solution:
    "Teaching to the test" in preschool is not justified in with NCLB. Some would say that NCLB helps students by measuring their progress and holding schools accountable for helpng them improve. The problem with NCLB is that this emphasis on accountability is equated with testing ...

    Solution Summary

    The following solution explains why "teaching to the test" is not an acceptable practice at the preschool level. The solution additionally provides suggestions for teachers on how to separate "teaching to the test" from cheating when helping to prepare students for tests. The explanation is given in 287 words.

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